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Good morning.i was online in a store to pay for my grocery.the cart was full so I placed a few items on top of my perception and got online.the clerc came and accused me of shopping..I never made it to the rgister where I was going to pay for 300.oo dollars of groceries and a fee cash but I was arrested for shopping anyway and third offence

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South carolina

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Yes my brother in law had pills in a Ziploc bag.he had the same pills in a bottle in his pocket but they carged me with association.my husband was there and wasn't charged.they arrested him for shop lifting even though they didn't find anything on him and told my 12 year old son they where gonna put him in foster care

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Customer reply replied 11 months ago
Since my brother in-law had the same pills in one bottle and a bag of them in his arm rest can the still charge me for it.and since my husband wasn't found with anything isn't that wrongful arrest and can be sued.as for the groceries the cart was full so I put some items on top of my purse with was wide open.and they said one of the items I tried to steel they gave back.the hat
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Lawyer: ScottyMacEsq, Attorney replied 11 months ago

What were these pills? Did he have a prescription? Or do you mean that they were also (allegedly) shoplifted?

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